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Wipro joins Google’s cloud platform


August 27th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 27 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Wipro Technologies has joined global search engine Google's cloud platform as its services partner, an official said Monday."As every product or IT service ... Read more...

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India test-fires Prithvi-II missile


August 25th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 25 (IANS) India Saturday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile from a military base in Odisha, an official said.The surface-to-surface missile with a range of 350 km was ... Read more...

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T-Boz sells his Georgia mansion


August 7th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Georgia, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) T-Boz’s is a singer who has been known to have dramatic outcome regarding her abodes. In 2008, she nearly lost her home when she failed top pay ... Read more...

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GRSE launches two patrol vessels for Coast Guard


August 6th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Public sector defence shipyard Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd Monday launched two additional water-jet propelled Inshore Patrol Vessels (IPVs), meant for the Indian Coast ... Read more...

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36 UAE diplomats sworn in


August 4th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 3 (IANS/WAM) A new batch of 36 United Arab Emirates (UAE) diplomats has taken oath of office and secrecy before Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed ... Read more...

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US, South Korea hold military drill


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 22 (IANS) South Korea and the US Friday staged one of their largest live-fire drill that involved fighter jets, Apache attack helicopters, armoured vehicles and around 2,000 soldiers.The ... Read more...

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India concerned over China’s military spending


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India Saturday expressed concern over China's high and opaque defence spending which touched $106 billion this year.At the Asia security meet in Singapore, India's Defence ... Read more...

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India for navigational freedom in South China Sea


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India Saturday called for freedom of navigation though the South China Sea where Beijing has territorial disputes with several nations. Defence Minister A.K. Antony made ... Read more...

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China can achieve this year’s development goals: Wen


May 13th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) China has the confidence, conditions and capabilities to achieve this year's development goals, Premier Wen Jiabao said Sunday at a trilateral business summit between China, Japan ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa attacks home ministry on NCTC


May 5th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Rejecting the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) in its present form, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday blasted the home ministry, saying it ... Read more...

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NCTC isn’t state versus centre issue: PM


May 5th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Defending the proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the anti-terror intelligence hub will "supplement" the anti-terror capabilities of ... Read more...

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We have the team to beat anyone: Sangakkara


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 3 (IANS) Battered and bruised in the early part of the Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign, the Deccan Chargers still entertain hopes of pulling off a win ... Read more...

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Russia’s trade surplus up 26 percent


April 24th, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 24 (IANS) Russia's trade surplus grew by 26 percent in March year-on-year, Russian Deputy Economic Development Minister Andrei Klepach said Monday."The trade surplus in March reached $21 billion. ... Read more...

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Come clean on military ties with US: CPI-M


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The CPI-M Saturday asked the government to come clean on military ties with the US after an Amercian commander claimed that US special forces were ... Read more...

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China to launch 12 weather satellites by 2020


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) China will launch 12 meteorological satellites before 2020 to boost the country's weather monitoring capabilities, an official said Saturday.The satellites would be among 14 scheduled to ... Read more...

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Chinese airline to buy 10 Boeing 777s


February 29th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 29 (IANS) Boeing announced Tuesday that China Southern Airlines has agreed to buy 10 long-haul B-777 aircraft, a deal that still requires Chinese government approval. "We're very ... Read more...

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Howard Stern starts filming for America’s Got Talent


February 24th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Howard Stern has filmed his first audition of the talent hunt show “America’s Got Talent.” After the first audition of the show, Howard was the first ... Read more...

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India to induct latest Russian military chopper


February 16th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) India will Friday induct the modern Mi-17V5 helicopter, its latest acquisition from Russia, into its air force, which will use them to carry troops and ... Read more...

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Visual IQ launches the latest tool for advertisers


February 15th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 15 (IANS) Boston-headquartered Visual IQ, 'the thought leader' in providing companies an impact of their ad-campaign, Wednesday announced the launch of their latest offering TrueAttribution 2.0.It is ... Read more...

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External force trying to take away Balochistan: Rehman Malik


February 11th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that some "external powers" were conspiring to detach the Balochistan province from Pakistan by creating a volatile situation there.Malik ... Read more...

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Small enterprises can collaborate in defence sector: Former army chief


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) Stating that India lacked the industrial capability to manufacture high-end and high-tech equipment for defence requirements, a former army chief Thursday called for enhanced collaboration among ... Read more...

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Rahul will become PM in 2014: Congress


January 30th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 30 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rashid Alvi declared here Monday that Rahul Gandhi's rise to the prime minister's chair in 2014 was a forgone conclusion.He was reacting ... Read more...

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China’s November FDI down to 9.76 percent


December 15th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 15 (IANS) The foreign direct investment (FDI) China attracted in November dropped 9.76 percent year-on-year to $8.76 billion, authorities said Thursday. In November, China approved the establishment of 2,718 ... Read more...

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Japan launches satellite to gather disaster data


December 12th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 12 (IANS) Japan Monday launched a satellite to gather intelligence and data on natural disasters, authorities said.Japan launched an H-2A rocket carrying a radar satellite Monday morning, the ... Read more...

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Probe below-par equipment report: Antony


December 8th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday ordered a probe into reports that a key military intelligence unit's imagery intelligence gathering and analysis equipment is below par ... Read more...

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World Junior TT: Ankita Das goes down fighting in quarters


November 20th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Manama (Bahrain), Nov 20 (IANS) Ankita Das managed to take two games off higher-ranked Chinese Ruochen Gu before losing 3-11, 2-11, 11-7, 8-11, 11-9, 12-14 in the quarterfinals of the ... Read more...

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Iran to build new fighter jets


October 31st, 2011 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 31 (IANS) Iranian Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi has said that the country plans to build new fighter jets.He added that the Iranian defence industry is making good progress ... Read more...

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Hema, Asha to grace Madhya Pradesh state function


October 28th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 28 (IANS) Bollywood actor and Rajya Sabha Member Hema Malini and playback singer Asha Bhosle will Tuesday perform on the 56th foundation day of Madhya Pradesh here, the ... Read more...

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Inflation to fall below 8 percent by fiscal end: Ahluwalia


October 20th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Inflation in India is being driven by supply side constraints but will come down to lower than 8 percent by this fiscal end, Deputy Chairman ... Read more...

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Defence expo in March 2012


October 10th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The next edition of India's official defence exhibition, DefExpo, will be held in March next year, the defence ministry announced Monday.The biennial four-day exhibition, the ... Read more...

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IT policy to increase revenue to $300 billion: Sibal


October 7th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The National Policy on Information Technology (IT) aims to increase revenues from the sector to $300 billion by 2020 from the current $88 billion, Minister ... Read more...

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Adaptation was the key: Katich


October 5th, 2011 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 5 (IANS) The ability to adapt to conditions and improvement as the Champions League T20 tournament progressed were the key to success for the New South Wales Blues ... Read more...

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Racism still prevalent in South Africa: Minister


September 9th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Sep 9 (IANS) Racism still prevails in South Africa's private sector, with some companies in the country monopolising the infrastructure, a minister has revealed to state-run news agency BuaNews.Public ... Read more...

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India commissions second indigenous stealth frigate


August 20th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The Indian Navy enhanced its sea warfare capabilities by commissioning the second indigenously-built multi-role stealth warship - INS Satpura - with an array of weaponry ... Read more...

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World Bank grants $247 mn to Egypt


August 11th, 2011 - 6:21 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 11 (IANS) The World Bank's Institutional Development Fund (IDF) has attributed $247 million support to Egypt, Xinhua reported Thursday.The IDF will grant the fund worth $ 247.51 million ... Read more...

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